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Canadians want Patient Online Healthcare Options: So What’s the Hold Up?

November 25, 2014 10:03 am
Canadians want Patient Online Healthcare Options: So What’s the Hold Up?

Eight in 10 Canadian adults want online access to their own health information yet fewer than one in 10 currently have it, so says a new study published in Healthcare Papers. The gap is just as wide for other patient online services, such as booking appointments, e-visits, or requesting prescription […]

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Art Exhibit Showcases Grandeur of Local Environment

November 24, 2014 3:00 pm
Art Exhibit Showcases Grandeur of Local Environment

Inspired by nature, award-winning Ottawa artist Margaret Chwialkowska will be featuring her solo exhibition “Gatineau Sublime” at the Galerie Old Chelsea from December 4 to December 31. Ever since Chwialkowska moved to Canada from Poland in 1979, she has been overwhelmed by the natural beauty of North American landscapes. Capturing the magic […]

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5 Tips for Moms Struggling with Work-Life Balance

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5 Tips for Moms Struggling with Work-Life Balance

Despite the many monumental glass ceilings that have been broken for the equal rights of all citizens in the United States, unique challenges persist for many, including, potentially, half the population, says Jennifer Carroll, the first female–and first black–elected lieutenant governor of Florida and a retired U.S. Navy lieutenant commander. […]

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Fact or Fiction: Common Eye Myths Debunked

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Fact or Fiction: Common Eye Myths Debunked

Does eating carrots really improve vision? Can excessive computer use cause permanent damage to your vision? Here are a few truths and myths commonly encountered by eye care professionals. Eating carrots can improve visual functioning: FICTION (mostly)  The Allied fighter pilots in WWII believed carrots improved night vision, making it […]

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